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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity Grabolle-Çeliker Anna London : Tauris , 2013 299 pages. isbn 978-1-78076-092-6 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Anna Grabolle-Çeliker’s Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Protection Units (Kurdish, Yekîneyên Parastina Jinê; YPJ) and the women’s military wing of the PKK, Yekîneyên Jinên Azad ên Star (YJA-Star), have challenged traditional gender roles and contributed to the idea of “democratic confederalism,” a term the PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan coined to highlight a move...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Istanbul whose sons were deployed to the conflict zone and returned home without any injuries, this article examines how the conflict has impacted the mothers’ perception of national service, of the Kurdish conflict, and of the “East.” I argue that the women start to partly question the obligation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sharon Linzey Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  103 International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Sharon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Nadeen El-Kassem Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  105 dom, traditional Kurdish dance, and the great desire for a home state. Numerous Kurdish handicrafts were also on display and available for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shahrzad Mojab; Rachel Gorman In this paper we provide an analysis of Kurdish women’s organizing in the diaspora, highlighting the tension between “homeland” and “host-land” nationalisms, patriarchy, and feminism. This is the first feminist-transnational study of the experience of Kurdish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Andrea Fischer-Tahir In 1988 the Iraqi regime launched the Anfal campaigns against the Kurdish peshmerga and their civil supporters in the rural areas. This article investigates narrations about Anfal constructed by peshmerga ten years after the events. It compares the memoirs of a leading...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract Women’s rights and human rights projects in Turkey and elsewhere routinely construe and celebrate subaltern voice as an index of individual and collective empowerment. Through an ethnographic study of Kurdish women singers’ ( dengbêj s) efforts to engage in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karin Mlodoch This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s Anfal operations against the Kurdish areas in 1988. It investigates Iraqi Kurdish women’s psychosocial situation and strategies for coping with violence and loss in the aftermath of the Anfal operations. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Edith Szanto Abstract During the onslaught of the Islamic caliphate on Kobanî, Syria, media outlets across the globe broadcast pictures of brave and often unveiled Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a quintessentially male force of destruction. The images of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Nina Laven, University of Michigan Most recent ethnographic studies of Kurdish populations have, out of necessity, focused on the dynamics of Kurdish diasporic identities in Turkey, Germany, Sweden, Georgia, and other countries outside of the re- gion known as Kurdistan (Mingle 2003; Saatci...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... was committed to Özal’s economic and political policies. The AKP won the general election in 2002, tolerated by nearly every segment of society, including the Kurdish and Turkish oppositions and liberal-leftist intellectuals. In 2007 and 2010 the party expanded its powers by referendum, and in 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... tanks. Such acts of violence were appalling and unfathomable for the nation, except for the Kurdish region, where state violence had long gained an ordinary character. Yet, for large sectors of Turkish society, some of the most disturbing spectacles of the coup night were the grotesque scenes of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... revolutions. Analyzing the coverage of Arab and Kurdish women’s participation in the Syrian turmoil, Szanto questions the stakes of Anglophone media in representing women as victims, heroines, or pawns, arguing that this typology masks as much as it reveals. Tadros turns our attention away from Egyptian women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., xxii + 405 pp Nina Laven, University of Michigan Most recent ethnographic studies of Kurdish populations have, out of necessity, focused on the dynamics of Kurdish diasporic identities in Turkey, Germany, Sweden, Georgia, and other countries outside of the re- gion known as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ); on the other, spaces of violence can become embodied spaces of solidarity that shift the political playing field. For Al-Ali and Tas, as conflict escalates against Kurdish regions, Turkish and Kurdish feminist academics’ and activists’ positions draw closer. Thus “Kurdish peace activists have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2003 by the European Centre for Kurdish Studies in Berlin. Her monograph, Brave men, pretty women? Gender and symbolic violence in Kurdish urban so- ciety (2009) was translated into Kurdish and published in Sulaimaniya in 2011. In Iraqi Kurdistan, Fischer-Tahir worked in the sector...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2016
... literature and television, and a third looks at the role of the “beloved” in the reception of Kurdish Sufi poetry. That article anticipates JMEWS 12:2, our next special issue, which is devoted to intimacy in the Middle East. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (in Turkish) and the latter at their office in Aksaray (in Turkish and Kurdish). I also interviewed twenty members of the Mothers of Soldiers at Edirnekapı Martyr’s Cemetery and at the Associations for Veterans and Martyrs’ Families in Fatih and Mecidiyeköy. Friedrich Nietzsche’s insistence on...